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Tax Deduction for Home Office Expenses. Do You Qualify?

Flexible work arrangements have become increasingly popular as the need of employers and employees change in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. In this article, Grant Ward discusses the specific circumstances that needs to be met before workers can qualify for a home office deduction for tax purposes.  

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Amazon To Acquire MGM Studios

Amazon, the world's largest online retailer, is in talks to buy US movie studio MGM for c. US$9bn. MGM was forced into bankruptcy about 10 years ago, after piling up debt of c. US$4bn. Marco de Matos has a closer look.

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Conquer The Communication Challenges Caused by Masks

June is Effective Communications Month. In the context of South Africa entering its third COVID wave, Anel Jacobs considers the impact of mask-wearing on communication, and shares tips on how to conquer the communication challenges caused by masks.

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Have You Declared Your Income from Crypto? If not, Apply for a VDP Quickly

Cryptocurrency is a hot topic at the moment and in February this year the SARS commissioner Edward Kieswetter confirmed that undisclosed cryptocurrency holdings will be a big area of focus for SARS. Are your tax affairs in order or do you need to apply for a VDP? Grant Ward elaborates further.  

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Top 5 Reasons Why Outsourcing Your Payroll is the Smart Choice

For many businesses, salaries and wages are one of the biggest overheads. Managing this non-core aspect of the business can be time consuming and complicated. Moore Johannesburg looks at why more and more businesses are choosing to outsource their payroll processing to professional payroll administrators.

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Independent Directors and SME’s

The Companies Act does not set out what would be considered an independent director nor, for that matter, does it distinguish between executive and non-executive directors. Matthew Delaney looks at Independent Directors and SME's.

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Tesla Camera Concerns Result in Car Ban by China’s Military

Electric vehicle (EV) and battery manufacturer, Tesla’s cars have been banned from military complexes and housing compounds in China due to concerns that sensitive data will be collected by the cameras built into Tesla’s vehicles.

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From Surviving to Thriving

At the end of March, we passed the one-year mark of the pandemic, and while it is easy to focus on everything lost and missed out on during these last 12 months, now more than ever it is important to celebrate that which is right in this world. LeadMe shares tips to shift your mindset from scarcity to abundance so you can move from surviving to thriving.

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How to Have A Competitive Advantage in The New World of Work

A year ago, when South Africa went into its national lockdown, we found ourselves in unchartered territory. Read more as Moore Cape Town's HR Team describes how companies can gain a competitive advantage in the new world of work.

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International Women’s Day - 8 March 2021 #Choosetochallenge #IWD2021

Ever since Elizabeth Candy Stanton and Lucretia Mott gathered a few hundred people in 1848 to take a stand against oppression and gender inequality, a movement was born... their nation’s first Women’s Rights Convention in New York. They demanded social, civil, political and religious rights for women.    This battle continued into the 1900s where a group of women stood up against their working conditions - historically referred to as the “garment workers’ strike” leading to the Socialist Party dedicating the First National Women’s Day to honour these brave women. Anusha Ramraj delves in deeper at this year’s theme #ChooseToChallenge #IWD2021